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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Pot of Beans - world record set by Macedonian
STIP, Macedonia -- Chief cook Ljupco Gievski
and his six-member team spent a day carefully preparing a
832.14 US gallons (3,150 litres) beans
pot - setting the new world record for the Largest
Pot of Beans.
The previous Guinness World Record for the
Pot of Beans was held by a group of students from
the US town of Horace, North Dakota who in 2002 managed to
prepare 1.342 litres of beans.
The jubilant chef, who had cooked
Largest Pot of Beans
at the request of the people of Sarcievo village near Stip,
said on Sunday: “The bean tasted delicious, it had all the
ingredients it needs.”
About 400 kilos of beans, 200 kilos of
bacon, nine kilos of onions and large quantities of other
ingredients were used to prepare the Largest
Pot of Beans in The World according to a traditional
Macedonian recipe called “Tetovsko Grafche”.
The preparations for the big event started
early in the morning as big crowds amassed to watch the spectacle.
Several thousand people sampled the specialty after six hours
Guinness World Record adjudicator
Tarika Vara officially announced that cook Ljupco Gievski
and his six-member team from “Alexander Palace" hotel set
the World Record for the Largest
Pot of Beans ever.
She presented Stojan Davcev, the founder
and organiser of the first ever summer church "St. Petka",
with the Guinness World Record certificate.
The first summer church “St. Petka” was sanctified
by the Head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church HH Stefan in
attendance of other bishops from region.
The bean dish is considered a traditional
meal in Macedonia with many variations from region to region.
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